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Unique 2-Family CP Harbourhouse - R. R. 2 Wiarton

#186124 · Cottage Rental in , ,

6 Bedrooms
12 Guests
2 Full Bathrooms
Cottage Rental

Property Description

PREFER 6 or 7 NIGHTS. WILL CONSIDER SOME SHORTER STAYS. Ideal for 2-family groups. Maximum 12 people

Spectacular owner/architect-designed, award-winning, waterfront vacation complex on a private 2-acre site! Published in Cottage Life, Dwell and Southern Design & Building.


2 separate fully-serviced cabins within 1 complex overlooking our private harbour await you at Cameron Point, on the shores of freshwater Georgian Bay, ON Canada, between Wiarton and Owen Sound.

  • 4 modern buildings linked by a shared cedar deck (82' x 40') with cedar/steel roof, overlooking our private harbour below and the blue waters of Colpoy's Bay

  • two 2-storey, fully-serviced open-concept 2-bedroom cabins (each 15' x 30') with fully-equipped kitchens in each

  • 3-piece bathroom with showers (no bathtubs) in each house

  • two adjacent guest sleeping/play bunkies (each 10' x 10')

  • sleeping for 12 people inside houses and bunkies: on 1 king, 1 queen, 2 double, 4 single: (2 bunks, plus 1 long bunk for 2 children head-to-toe), plus extra cot with mattress

  • additional open-air sleeping space with your tent or air mattresses on guest cabin roof lofts




  • 2011 Wood Design Awards from Wood Design and Building Magazine, recognizing Innovative Wood Design in North America. One of 16 award winners out of 100 entries! See:
Bedroom Description

Sleeping for 12 people inside houses and bunkies: on 1 King, 2 Queen, 2 Double, 4 Single: (2 bunks, plus 1 long bunk for 2 children head-to-toe), plus extra cot with mattress

In each cabin there is 1 semi-open loft style main bedroom upstairs facing west to water and sunset;

2 small bedrooms in each of 2 main cabins, with sliding doors, on second floor beside 3-piece bathrooms. 1 has 2 Single bunk beds. Other has pull-down Queen-size Murphy bed

2 Guest Bunkies, each 10' x 10' facing west to water with pull-out futon couches (double beds) and sleeping lofts for air mattresses/tents. The North Bunkie also has the extra-long bunk bed for 2 kids head-to-toe.

Additional open-air sleeping space with your tent or air mattresses on guest cabin roof lofts

Location Description


From the deck, patio or from inside through front and side glass curtain walls overlooking our quiet private harbour below and the cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment on the horizon. Or from the beach! Or on the water!


From the large-scale post & beam structure hang seats, swings, beds & lanterns, covered by a beautiful roof providing a variety of generous outdoor dining/playing/sleeping spaces.


  • 300' of limestone flat shingle beach waterfront; virtually private with small beach deck and shallow water entrance, picnic table, fire/barbecue pit. Bring your Water Shoes and wet suits if you have them

  • clear, deep blue water to swim, snorkel, SCUBA dive, motor boat, fish, canoe, kayak, windsurf, sail and SUP (Stand Up Paddling) around the offshore islands. Wetsuits (3mm) really help in July!

  • 2 sit-on top ocean kayaks (easy to use) provided with paddles (1 double and 1 single)

  • 1 beginner's windsurfer with sails. Can be used without sails as SUP board. 1 SUP paddle

  • 1 paddle boat (4-seater). (Except some weekends when Owner may use it elsewhere)

  • our protected private harbour below the house, with boat slips up to ~22 feet length, if available, for additional fee of $300/week. Must have valid Boater's License and experience on Great Lakes.


  • bike, hike, walk, drive to explore spectacular Niagara Escarpment cliffs and caves on Bruce Trail with panoramic water views

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  • 45 min. to Sauble Beach for a â??sand and surfâ? experience

  • 45 min. to horseback-riding rentals in Purple Valley

  • 60 min. to Tobermory, Flower Pot Islands and caves of Cypress Lake Park
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Canadian Dollar (CAD)


From$500 CAD
Per Night
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Rate Name Nightly Weekend Weekly Monthly
Default Rate
7 Nights Minimum
- - $3,500 CAD -

Fee Name Tax Rate Fee Amount
Rental Tax Rate - 13%
of Rental Amount
Damage Deposit
NOT Collected with Booking
- $300 CAD
Flat Amount

Additional Rates & Fees Description

Only $3,500.00/week, plus 13% HST to experience this one-of-a-kind award-winning vacation complex. That's only $42/night per person for a group of 12, and for a group of 6 it's only $84/night per person.

50% deposit required to guarantee reservation booking. Balance required 60 days prior to first day of rental to confirm rental. If booking made within 60 days of first day of rental, then 100% of fees are payable to confirm booking. Email funds transfer payments preferred because it's easy for both of us. We will provide details as needed. We will promptly send you receipts.

A refundable Damage/Cleaning Deposit of $300 including 13 % HST, is payable at time final Balance is due. Subject to damage or if additional cleaning required (other than for normal wear and tear), the deposit will be returned to you shortly following departure date, in whole or in part, at Ownerâ??s discretion.

How to Apply for a Reservation and Guarantee Your Booking:

  1. Email or phone us. We will connect with you by email or phone to discuss your needs and answer any questions not answered in this listing or the photos!

  2. If there is a fit, we will email you a 3-page Application Form and separate License Agreement for you to read, complete, sign, scan and email back or return by fax (number available on request).

  3. Once approved, we will email you written acknowledgement of your reservation booking

  4. Send your payment, as agreed in advance, preferably by email funds transfer, or certified cheque (no credit cards).

  5. After required payment is cleared by bank (fastest with email transfer), Owner will email you a written receipt and confirmation of guaranteed booking.

  6. Send any required payment for Balance owing 60 days prior to first day of rental, or booking may be cancelled.
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Availability Calendar

July 2017

  • Unavailable
  • Check In Available
  • Check Out Available

House Rules

Check In Time: 16:00
Check Out Time: 10:00
Max Occupancy: 12



Stereo System
Internet Access
Board Games




Dishes / Utensils
Small Appliances


Deck / Patio
Life Jackets
Patio Furniture
Beach Chairs
Shallow Entry Beach
Fire Pit
BBQ / Grill
Parking Available

Additional Amenity Description


Designed with green building principles, aiming for a net zero carbon footprint, with:

  • 1 propane kitchen stove/oven in each cabin

  • 1 wood-burning stove in each cabin (electric heaters for bunkies)

  • roof rainwater collected with UV filters (not for drinking)

  • a large photovoltaic solar array on roof

  • optimized passive heating/cooling/ventilation

  • natural clay floors with easy-to-clean wax seal

  • interior finish details reflect mid-20th century local cottage styles

  • surrounding forest of cedar, pine, balsam, birch and poplar

  • herb garden you can use

  • wireless Internet

  • land-line phone (extra charge for long-distance); mobile coverage is pretty good

  • NO TV, DVD, cable or satellite (bring your tablet/computer instead)


  • 4- min. drive, 10 min. bike or 20 min. walk to Big Bay General Store for basics and homemade ice cream.

  • 1/2 km east of store visit Keppelcroft, an award-winning garden. See:

  • 1 km east of store visit our friends at Edale eco-complex with their clay-oven bakery for artesan bread, fresh roasted Ironwood coffee too buy. See:

  • 15 min. drive to Wiarton; 25 min. to Owen Sound for fresh fish, farmers markets, groceries, hardware, liquor/beer stores, golf courses


  • modern, minimalist style living room and kitchen/ bar furniture

  • refrigerator/freezer and dishwashers in each main cabin

  • 2 washing machines, 1 dryer for shared use, in mechanical room in basement

  • 2 propane barbecues (house source propane, no tank to fill!) on the deck, beside each cabin

  • deck dining tables and modernist deck/patio furniture for each main cabin

  • patio with custom-designed fireplace overlooking harbour

  • trampoline and tree house (use at your own risk)

  • private parking for several vehicles adjacent to the house or in our guest parking
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Overall Rating

Perfect Getaway right on Georgian Bay - Private and Unique!

This was our first visit to Cameron Point Harbour House and it was wonderful. We are a group from the GTA area who do an annual hiking trip in the Peninsula. The four separate buildings provided members of the group lots of private space, while at the same time allowing us to come together for socializing and meals in the evenings. Everything we c... Read More

May 2017

A Slice Of Paradise

We rented Cameron Point Habourhouse for a family anniversary celebration. It was the perfect cottage in the perfect setting. Everyone had private sleeping space and could gather outdoors on the deck or in either cottage when we wanted to be together. The cottage takes every advantage of the beautiful location. The morning views over the bay and the... Read More

October 2014

The owner left the following response...

Thanks very much Teresa for your review and that you chose CP HarbourHouse as the setting for your anniversary. You captured the experience to a tee! We really appreciated your stay as guests and the perfect condition you left the place in. Also many thanks for the very kind and inspirational words/drawings you and your guests wrote in our "Eye Guest Book". We look forward to your return in the future as you indicated you may wish to do. All the very best in the meantime. Graham and Karina, Melana and John

Family Reunion

We had a great stay despite a cold and wet July. The great stay was the result of staying in a space that gave us room to be together and separate, snuggle and yak around the great outdoor firepit between rain swaths, canoodle on the big swing bed on the veranda watching the rain and play family board games wrapped in our woolies safely out of the... Read More

August 2014

The owner left the following response...

Hi Cindy: Our prime rental season is now over and I was just looking back over the summer's guests and wanted to thank you for your visit, and for your kind and detailed well as your group's contribution to our "Eye Guest Book"! We appreciate your feedback and have added a number of items to our 2 kitchens. I am getting into modern Greek cooking which is based on "pan drying" (with no oil at all) from the incredible chef/restaurateur/raconteur Aristedes Pasparakis and his book New Greek Cuisine...he just opened a super spot at 368 College called Greek Street....can't wait to be flipping dishes at Cameron Point! Cheers, Graham

Wonderful Cottage Configuration

We spent 2 weeks at Harbourhouse, and it was a great experience. It was pretty early in the season so the Bay was very cold, but the setting is beautiful and very quiet. This property has a very unique configuration with 2 full cottages and 2 bunkies. It was ideal for us as we could have our adult children, their partners and a grandchild together,... Read More

July 2014

The owner left the following response...

Hi Cathy: AS the rental season is now over, wanted to thank you for your visit and your review. You captured the essence of how the design was intended to work...and your group was a perfect fit. We do appreciate that you left it in spotless condition. Sorry the weather was unusually cooler this year especially early in the season, but glad you were able to take advantage of the deck, the setting and amenities and enjoyed yourselves. Best Regards, Graham and Karina, Melana and John

Great two family destination

We rented this cottage with friends and it was amazing. Great location and very quiet. A short drive to everything we wanted to do, including great fishing down at the harbour. Love having our own space with separate cabins but can still enjoy with a large group. Very clean, simple and relaxing. Highly recommend for your stay.

July 2013

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